Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Heart Yin Deficiency

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to heart yin deficiency. We have created associations based on clinical experience that lead to possible treatment approaches with acupuncture points, individual herbs, TCM formulas, and more.

Heart Yin Deficiency - Basics

Similar to Blood Deficiency but with more anxiety and restlessness, palpitations, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, easily startled, poor memory, fidgeting, mallor flush, night sweats, heat in the 5 palms, dry mouth.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red or peeled w/no coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Floating, empty or Thin, fast.

Pulse Dx

9 Points Are Empirically Important For Heart Yin Deficiency

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Heart Yin Deficiency

The following 7 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Heart Yin Deficiency






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    Heart Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of heart yin deficiency generally involves being certain that this pattern is the proper diagnosis. Each pattern may have multiple conditions and each condition may arise from one or more patterns (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

    The following 17 conditions may arise from heart yin deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Amnesia· Phlegm Misting the Heart 
    Angina· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Arrhythmia· Liver Qi Stagnation 
    Arrhythmia (Palpitations)· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Astigmatism· Liver Blood Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Atrial Fibrillation· Liver Qi Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Bedwetting· Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Bladder Damp Heat · Blood Stagnation 
    Bradycardia (Low Heart Rate)
    Coronary Artery Disease· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Heart Yang Collapse · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Depression· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Diabetes Type II· Heart Qi Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Heat Stroke· Liver Wind · Heart Qi Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Shen Disturbance 
    Hyperthyroidism· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Myocardial Infarction· Heart Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Palpitations· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Stuttering· Liver Wind · Phlegm Misting the Heart 
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Blood Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 

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